Tag Archives: Film

12Nov/17

“Thor” smashes competition again at weekend box office

(WALT DISNEY PICTURES/MARVEL STUDIOS) – “Thor: Ragnarok” smashed the competition at the North American weekend box office from Friday (November 10) through Sunday (November 12). Having already grossed more than $496 million worldwide, the film took in an additional $56.6 million on its second weekend, according to Box Office Mojo.
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30Oct/17

Protesters disrupt Polanski retrospective after new rape allegations

PARIS, FRANCE (OCTOBER 30, 2017) (REUTERS) – Protesters disrupted the opening of a retrospective of Roman Polanski’s work in Paris on Monday (October 30) following new rape allegations against the French-Polish film director. Continue reading

08Oct/17

‘Blade Runner’ win top spot but falls short of expectations

(WARNER BROS PICTURES) – “Blade Runner 2049” won the North American box office over the weekend (October 6-8), netting $31.5 million in ticket sales,— far short of the $45 million many expected it to make. Continue reading

29Sep/17

‘Sex and the City 3’ is over, but Kim Cattrall says she’s not to blame

BERLIN, GERMANY (FILE – MAY 15, 2008)(REUTERS) – “Sex and the City” will not be back for a third movie, despite years of on-again, off-again plans, but actress Kim Cattrall says she is not the one to blame. Continue reading

29Sep/17

Denis Villeneuve gets Ridley Scott approval for ‘Blade Runner 2049’

(WARNER BROS) – Social media reactions to press screenings of the highly anticipated ‘Blade Runner 2049’ appear to have consolidated the film as a worthy sequel to the 1982 cult classic, although formal reviews are embargoed until the morning of Friday (September 29).
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27Sep/17

Spielberg is the subject of new movie

(HBO) – Steven Spielberg has been one of the most prolific Hollywood directors since the early 1970s. And now he’s going in front of the cameras to speak about his career in a new HBO documentary “Spielberg”. Continue reading

26Sep/17

Engines rev at ‘Fast and Furious Live’ event

LEICESTERSHIRE, ENGLAND (SEPTEMBER 21, 2017) (REUTERS) – Reuters journalists were taken to a secretly located ‘Fast Camp’ for a sneak preview of the new ‘Fast and Furious Live’ show on Thursday (September 21). Continue reading

18Sep/17

“It” scares off competition at the box office for second week

(WARNER BROS) – After shattering September records, last week in it’s debut, “It”, a horror film based on the Stephen King novel of the the same name topped the North American box office for the weekend ending September 17. The movie brought in $60 million in weekend gross brining its total gross up to some $219 million. Continue reading

18Sep/17

Film stars dominate television’s biggest event

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES (SEPTEMBER 17, 2017) (REUTERS) – The annual Emmys took place on Sunday (September 17) but with its big name Hollywood stars, like Nicole Kidman, Ewan McGregor, Reese Witherspoon and Susan Sarandon parading the red carpet, it seemed more like a film awards ceremony than television. Continue reading

10Sep/17

Illegal skin bank in Indian “godman’s” sect headquarters sealed

SIRSA, HARYANA, INDIA (SEPTEMBER 10, 2017) (ANI) – An illegal skin bank operating out of the headquarters of the spiritual group of Indian “godman” Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh – currently in jail for raping two of his followers – has been sealed, authorities said on Saturday (September 09). Continue reading